Adam’s Fun Facts: Chumbawamba, Jupiter, “Top Gun” & More!

By: Adam Alexander
What is the oldest planet in our solar system? How much did enrollment into the Navy to be a pilot go up after the movie “Top Gun”?  How many people visited Orlando in 2015?  All that and more with Adam’s Fun Facts:

1. Jupiter is the oldest planet in the solar system. (Engadget)

2. In 2015, 66 million people visited Orlando, more than any other destination in the world. (WhereTraveler)

3. Before Chumbawamba had their giant pop hit “Tubthumping” in 1997, they were an anarchic and politically charged punk band. (Wikipedia)

4. Tinder, OkCupid, and are all owned by the same company!  It’s called IAC/InterActive Corp. They also own lots of other sites and apps, including Vimeo, The Daily Beast,,, and CollegeHumor. (Wikipedia)

5. After “Top Gun” came out, the number of men joining the Navy to become Naval pilots went up 500%. (Wikipedia)

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